SAFE OPERATIONS MEETING
Mobile Phone Safety
A mobile phone can be a useful safety tool for calling road service, reporting accidents and in other emergencies. But a mobile phone can also put you in danger if your phone conversation becomes more important than your driving.
The safest way to use a mobile phone is with your vehicle stopped. If you must make a call from your vehicle, wait until you’re stopped at a traffic light to dial, or better still, pull safely off the road, stop, then dial. Look for an easy exit to a rest stop, shopping center, normal curb parking or other area away from hazardous traffic. Stopping on the shoulder of the road can put you in danger.
If you must make a call from your vehicle, follow these recommendations to maximize your safety:
It’s best to use your mobile phone only for emergencies or to let people know your location or expected arrival times.
Use this attendance sign-in sheet: Sign-In Sheet